Camorra Ca*mor"ra, n. [It.] A secret organization formed at Naples, Italy, early in the 19th century, and used partly for political ends and partly for practicing extortion, violence, etc. -- {Ca*mor"rist}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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